Jose David Martinze Aguilera Death – Obituary, One arrested, In search Of One After Man Found Shot Dead In Car In Caldwell County

By | January 13, 2022

Jose David Martinze Aguilera Death – Obituary – One suspect has been arrested and another is still at large after a man was found shot to death in a car in Caldwell County Tuesday night, authorities said.

According to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office, deputies got a call around 6:43 p.m. after a man was found not breathing in a Subaru at the intersection of Old North and Collettsville roads in Lenoir.

When deputies arrived, they said they found the man dead from apparent gunshot wounds. The sheriff’s office identified him as 25-year-old Jose David Martinze Aguilera, of Lenoir.

Sheriff’s investigators and agents with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation began an investigation. They determined the incident happened outside of a home on Quailridge Court in Lenoir.

Two suspects were named. One of them, 22-year-old Zachary Nathaniel Kersey, was taken into custody Wednesday morning at the Red Roof Inn on Blowing Rock Boulevard in Lenoir, authorities said.

He was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center on a charge of accessory after the fact to murder, according to the sheriff’s office. His bond is set at $750,000 and his first appearance is scheduled for Jan. 13.

Jose David Martinze Aguilera Death – Obituary, One arrested, In search Of One After Man Found Shot Dead In Car In Caldwell County

Isaac McKinley Dixon, 22, of Lenoir, is currently wanted for one count of murder, authorities said. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at (828) 758-2324 or Crimestoppers at (828) 758-8300.